Identity Adrien BOIVIN (Joseph Marcellin Adrien) Born March 30, 1923 in Kenogami, Quebec Son of Marcellin Boivin and Marie-Jeanne Tremblay Married to Lucille Bilodeau from Quebec Father of Catherine and Louise Known Norman origins Paternal: Pierre Boivin, son of Pierre...
Canada in the Second World War
Witnesses to History
During the Second World War, these Canadians fought in Sicily, in Italy, in Normandy, during the campaign of North East Europe or elsewhere. Some lost their lives fighting, while others made it back home where they raised a family and took part in forging Canada today. Sometimes told by their children or grandchildren, their personal histories act as a complement to official history told here.
Surname: MULHOLLAND Given name: Dorothy Irene Nationality: Canadian Date of Birth: January 5, 1915 Place of Birth: Grimsby, Ontario, Canada Rank: Nursing Sister, F/O Corps:.No. 2 Mobile Field Unit BEFORE THE WAR Dorothy Irene Mulholland was born on January 5, 1915,...
Gord, as he was known, was born in Caledon, Ontario, on August 12, 1920. He was the son of William Henry Harris and Bertha (née: Moynes). He had two brothers, Wilson and Jim; and three sisters, Hilda, Betty and Dorothy. Gord’s mother died in 1938 at the age of 46 years, when the youngest child, Dorothy, was three years of age.